The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 154 167 159
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 126 79 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.25% 0.86% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.94% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 41 39
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £402 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.92 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +22.34%
Service Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9331 8415 8134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.14% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5624 4695 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 410 498
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region.

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region.

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Service Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 34 £400 +6.66% 7
Buckinghamshire -8 24 £400 -3.03% 3
Surrey +13 23 £444 -2.73% 8
Hampshire +3 22 £361 +7.76% 3
Oxfordshire -26 12 £363 -14.70% 1
Middlesex +9 6 £395 -21.00%
West Sussex -24 2 £444 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £330 -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Service Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Service Manager in their job title.

1 179 (78.85%) ITIL
2 122 (53.74%) Service Delivery
3 105 (46.26%) Service Management
4 46 (20.26%) SLA
5 44 (19.38%) Project Management
6 41 (18.06%) Finance
7 40 (17.62%) Security Cleared
8 36 (15.86%) Telecoms
9 33 (14.54%) ITIL Certification
10 29 (12.78%) SC Cleared
11 27 (11.89%) Change Management
12 24 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (10.13%) PRINCE2
14 21 (9.25%) ITSM
15 20 (8.81%) Problem Management
16 18 (7.93%) Incident Management
16 18 (7.93%) Microsoft
17 17 (7.49%) DV Cleared
18 16 (7.05%) People Management
18 16 (7.05%) Internet
18 16 (7.05%) DTV
19 15 (6.61%) Broadband
19 15 (6.61%) ITIL V3
20 14 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
21 13 (5.73%) ISO 9001
21 13 (5.73%) Six Sigma
21 13 (5.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 13 (5.73%) Lean Six Sigma
22 12 (5.29%) Disaster Recovery
22 12 (5.29%) Management Information System

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Service Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Service Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.64%) MS Office
2 6 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.20%) MS Project
4 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.08%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.05%) Internet
2 15 (6.61%) Broadband
3 3 (1.32%) LAN
4 1 (0.44%) VoIP
4 1 (0.44%) WAN
4 1 (0.44%) DHCP
4 1 (0.44%) FTP
4 1 (0.44%) HTTP
4 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.44%) VPN
4 1 (0.44%) DNS
4 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.44%) SSL
4 1 (0.44%) SAN
4 1 (0.44%) Intranet
4 1 (0.44%) Firewall
4 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.44%) SSH
4 1 (0.44%) LTE
4 1 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.32%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.44%) OLAP
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) RequisitePro
General
1 41 (18.06%) Finance
2 36 (15.86%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.41%) Retail
4 9 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.20%) Back Office
5 5 (2.20%) Publishing
6 4 (1.76%) Legal
6 4 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.32%) Billing
7 3 (1.32%) Marketing
8 2 (0.88%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.44%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.32%) Web Services
2 1 (0.44%) Middleware
2 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.05%) DTV
2 14 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.29%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.85%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.52%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.32%) CMDB
6 3 (1.32%) FMCG
7 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.88%) Statistics
8 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.44%) PMI
8 1 (0.44%) NHS
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.96%) Windows
2 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
2 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (1.32%) UNIX
3 2 (0.88%) Linux
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (78.85%) ITIL
2 122 (53.74%) Service Delivery
3 105 (46.26%) Service Management
4 44 (19.38%) Project Management
5 27 (11.89%) Change Management
6 24 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (10.13%) PRINCE2
8 21 (9.25%) ITSM
9 20 (8.81%) Problem Management
10 18 (7.93%) Incident Management
11 16 (7.05%) People Management
12 15 (6.61%) ITIL V3
13 13 (5.73%) Lean Six Sigma
13 13 (5.73%) Six Sigma
14 12 (5.29%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (4.41%) Infrastructure Management
15 10 (4.41%) Release Management
15 10 (4.41%) Supplier Management
16 9 (3.96%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.20%) Java
2 2 (0.88%) SQL
2 2 (0.88%) C
3 1 (0.44%) C-shell
3 1 (0.44%) Perl
3 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (17.62%) Security Cleared
2 33 (14.54%) ITIL Certification
3 29 (12.78%) SC Cleared
4 17 (7.49%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (3.52%) Degree
6 6 (2.64%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.20%) PMP
8 4 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.32%) APMP
10 2 (0.88%) ISEB
11 1 (0.44%) HNC
11 1 (0.44%) HND
11 1 (0.44%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (20.26%) SLA
2 13 (5.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (5.73%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.76%) QA
4 1 (0.44%) BS15000
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.44%) SCCM
1 1 (0.44%) SCOM
1 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.44%) SCSM
Vendors
1 18 (7.93%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.85%) SAP
3 8 (3.52%) HP
3 8 (3.52%) Oracle
4 7 (3.08%) NetApp
5 6 (2.64%) BMC
5 6 (2.64%) NetScout
5 6 (2.64%) Cisco
6 2 (0.88%) Citrix
6 2 (0.88%) Remedy
6 2 (0.88%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.44%) BT
7 1 (0.44%) VMware
7 1 (0.44%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.44%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.44%) Lotus
7 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.44%) Avaya
7 1 (0.44%) IBM
7 1 (0.44%) Dell
South East
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
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Rate: market rates, please quote
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per day + Depending on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per day + Depending on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + based on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago